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next weekend to headline a republican event. does the popular gop senator from florida have designs on running for the next republican nomination? a source close to rubio says that kind of talk is way too premature. but ads about the state that kicks off the presidential caucus and primary calendar, it's always good to have friends in iowa. rubio is just one name in a large list of republicans who may consider runs for the white house. they include governors chris christie of new jersey, bob mcdonald and scott walker of wisconsin, ran paul of kentucky and john thune of south dakota, jeb bush of florida, former senator rick santorum who battled mitt romney deep into the primary, former governor mike huckabee who ran for president four years ago and the past two republican running mates, congressman paul ryan and former alaska governor sarah palin. as for the democrats, the vice president keeps dropping hints of running again for president. here's joe biden from election day. >> next time goug to vote for yourself? >> i don't think so. >> even though she keeps saying no to running, th
ocean. the closest to us is down in florida along the atlantic coast line there. that's it. i mean, we're clear as a bell. it's a really nice morning. temperatures are in the 30s. what about the weekend? what about the week leading up to thanksgiving? it's in the forecast. >>> our big story this morning. baltimore city police pull a body out of the inner harbor. >> this morning police identified the body as a johns hopkins neurology professor. ky reed tells us investigators are hoping an autopsy will help provide some answers as to what happened to elizabeth ohern. >> according to her facebook pages she was a faculty member in the neurology and neuroscience departments at johns hopkins school of medicine. now, investigators are hoping an autopsy will explain why the 53-year-old woman was found floating off a pier in canton thursday. someone spotted the woman's body floating face down in the water near the 2300 block of boston street at about 4:45 in the morning. ohern lived in a gated commune not far from where her body was discovered. >> it's pretty random. >> neighbors say they're es
a catastrophe from north dakota to florida and everywhere in between. who was to blame for that? that is not an esoteric matter. there is a named person in charge of making sure republicans win senate seats. there was somebody who was in charge of that. for every election. and that specific person in this election obviously failed catastrophically. that specific person is named john cornyn. today the republican party appears ready to respond to his atrocious failure at this job this week. by giving mr. cornyn a promotion. he's getting a reward for nearly shooting the moon in the senate. for doing as bad as humanly possible. at the last job the republican party gave him. the republican party moving forward, apparently would like him to be the number two republican in the whole senate right behind mitch mcconnell. and that is calling failing up. which is amazing on its own terms. in terms of republicans in the senate. i think we also should wonder if that is instructive for how the republican party is going to deal with the overall question of who their leader is and what they sta
from the carolinas through florida. snow flurries in the dakotas, around fargo and bismarck. foggy in california, from los angeles to san francisco. >> mostly 50s in the pacific northwest, central rockies and great plains. just 30 in fargo. 40s from the midwest into the northeast. 81 in miami. >> we can only dream. >>> when we come back, bp gets ready to big deep and pay up for that gulf oil spill. a big announcement is expected today. >>> then, this morning, fears about 5-hour energy. the megashot of caffeine could be linked to more than a dozen deaths. >>> and he shoots, he doesn't score. and doesn't score again. and still doesn't score. the player who looks like he needs a gps to find the hoop. the wrong one, at that. ñc?xús1@? >>> welcome back, everybody. well, oil giant bp is expected to plead guilty, today, for its role in the massive 2010 oil spill off the gulf coast. justice department sources tell reuters that bp would admit criminal misconduct and pay what could be the largest penalty in u.s. history, probably in the billions of dollars. in exchange, the company would b
is counting? florida has been counting vots longer than any other state again. four days after the hotly contested swing state battle, cnn is projecting president barack obama as the winner. with some provisional ballots still to be counted, it's close. and capitol hill is still divided with a few races too close to call. republicans will hold the edge in the house. democrats have a nine-seat lead in the senate. now to the recovery from the devastating superstorm sandy. hundreds of thousands of people in new york and new jersey are still struggling with power outages nearly two weeks after the storm. but today, some relief for new jersey. governor chris christie says he expects most of the state's power to be back tonight. >>> meanwhile, fema is saying more than $403 million in aid has been approved for storm victims. >> if you can imagine what it must be like to be without power for two weeks, you can easily understand the anger and frustration storm victims are feeling. people in one community in queens are demanding to know why there's been such a hold-up. here is deborah feyerick. >>
to patrick murphy, even though the state of florida says that he lost. election officials in one county are reportedly recounting some early votes. on friday, a florida judge denied a request to impound ballots and voting machines. the supreme court has announced it will hear challenges to a key provision on the landmark voting rights act of 1965. the case centers on a section of the law that requires many state and local governments with a history of discrimination to get federal approval before altering voting procedures. the money transfer company moneygram has agreed to establish a $100 million compensation fund as part of a settlement for a fraud allegations. the company is accused of processing transfers to agents who defrauded customers by posing as family members or offering cash prizes. the justice department said thousands of customers complained but the company failed to fire the agents. moneygram also admitted it failed to maintain an effective anti-money laundering program in violation of federal law. the openly queer and hiv- positive activist and artist brandon lacy campo
now getting back to normal. so no more rationing in the garden state. >>> in florida, a good samaritan who lost his leg helping a total stranger is talking about his life-changing ordeal for the first time. >> angel soto, a father of four, stopped his car last month to come to the aid of a crash victim in del ray beach, and that's when another car slammed right into him, crushing his right leg. >> i could not feel my legs, both legs. the pain was excruciating. and i was hopping on one leg. >> soto said he would do it all other again because saving someone's life was well worth it. >> oh, man. everyday hero, that's for sure. >>> here's your tuesday forecast, everybody. a wet day from northern california to seattle. up to a half foot of snow in the cascades and northern rockies. rain in south texas. and morning frost along the gulf coast. rain from florida to new england. >> mostly 50s in the northeast. just 30s and 40s in the midwest. 75, phoenix. 63, sacramento. >>> and on ""monday night football,"" it was the chiefs visiting the steelers. it was a tough good morning to watch. we pick
last week's presidential election. yesterday, florida, which was the final state to have a win declared, went to president obama. here's how the final electoral map looks with florida's 29 electoral votes, the president raises his total to $332 to mitt romney's 206. the president defeated romney by about 74,000 votes in florida. unlike some elections past, this time florida was not the state that determined which candidate won. some say the reason it took so long for florida to count the votes was because there just wasn't enough time for early voting. >> took almost a week. pretty long time. >> they run on their own time out there. their own clock. >> you would know. >>> the time right now is 6:07. coming up, two powerful earthquakes, including one felt in parts of virginia this weekend. >>> construction project on a bridge that could impact your drive. >>> and enjoy the warm weather while it >>> check out this snowfall in utah. several drivers got stuck in the snow. they had to call a tow truck for help. drivers had to use chains on their tires or use their four wheel drive to get thr
:30 eastern time. coming up this morning, more on jill kelley and her life as a florida socialite. >>> now let's get a check of the other top stories this morning from natalie over at the news desk. hey, natalie. >> good morning, willie and savannah. good morning, everyone. yet more trouble for the military this morning as a four-star u.s. general has been demoted for inappropriate behavior on the job. job william kip ward, former head of the u.s. africa command, has been stripped of a star for allegedly spending tens of thousands of dollars on lavish travel and unauthorized expenses. ward will have to repay the government $82,000. >>> another major recall this morning from toyota as the auto giant pulls some 2.7 million cars worldwide. the recall involves faulty steering and a water pump problem on some prius models but no reported accidents have been linked to these issues. just last month toyota had to recall some 7.4 million cars due to a fire risk in the power windows. >>> let's head to wall street struggling over the last few years. cnbc's courtney reagan over at the stock exchange. >> r
donations in south florida. >>> on to maine. a pair of tv news anchors dropped a bomb on viewers last night. >> and finally tonight, this will be tony and my final show together here on abc 7. >> cindy michaels and tony. consiglio hug after surprising viewers and colleagues by quitting on air, later citing frustration with their management. >>> the reverend jesse jackson says his family is feeling a great sense of pain after his son, jesse jackson jr., resigned from office yesterday. jackson had been away from work for nearly six months while seeking help for mental health issues. but as nbc's kelly o'donnell reports, jackson still faces other challenges. >> reporter: a once promising political career is officially over with an end marked by a sad spiral of illness and legal troubles. jesse jackson jr., the 47-year-old son of the famed civil rights leader gave up his seat in congress after 17 years. in a resignation letter to house speaker john boehner writing in part, "my health issues and treatment regimen have become incompatible with service in the house of representatives." jackson has
kelly from florida. >> no. >> bill: and he has released -- ready for this? 20 to 30,000 pages of inappropriate e-mails that he had with this woman jill kelley, from tampa. what the hell's going on? have you ever sent 20,000 pages of e-mails in your life? >> no. i can't even imagine going through 20,000 pages of e-mail. let alone releasing them to the world. and fox -- >> bill: fox news is saying 30,000. they're taking the upper -- >> it will 150,000. >> bill: he's supposed to be running the war in afghanistan. >> the time -- really, he hasn't willing to -- he spent the last two months going through e-mails. assuming he has a staff of attorneys that have done that. >> bill: so it does make you wonder what the hell these guys are doing and how they have time for this. we don't know that they were having an affair, you know. we also don't think petraeus of having an affair with jill kelly. maybe she wanted to. maybe he wanted to but paula broadwell thought something was cooking up there. now the time she's
. some showers in south florida. >> you are going to see 70s from dallas to miami. 50s in the northwest and midwest. 60s in the rockies. >>> and we should say off the bat we picked up the next story from a website called you're quickly going to realize why. >> the website says it all. check out the hottest model in china. a very unlikely fashion icon to say the east. here the off beat part that actually a 72-year-old grandfather, his granddaughter is one of the owners of a hot line of fashion for teenage girls. >> no way. they say grandpa is everything they want in a model, particularly his svelte look and thin yet lovely legs. offbeatchina there. how this all came about. he was helping unpack inventory boxes trying to display the different ways you could mix and match the clothes. then they started taping, and voila. >> i imagine grandma may have questions. >>> coming up, strategies to survive black friday. you guys had a lot to say about this topic. >> sculpted like the situation. some teenagers are going exercise overload and using unproven products to help them get
commitment to the asian region and our allies there. and in florida they are missing a deadline to report the results of a recount. the challenge mounted by up can congressman allen west. under florida law his democratic challenger will be certified as the winner unless an emergency exemption is granted by the state. and california's supreme court refusing to hear nicollet sheridan's claim. she said she was fired after she accused the show's creator of hitting on her. the show's attorney said her contract simply was not renewed. >>> right now are going to take you to some live amazing pictures. live pictures as three astronauts head home. their capsule is undock from the international space station and soon they will be landing back on earth. there they are right there. yes, dominique has details from los angeles for us. this is actually taped footage. so dominique, give us the details of what is going on and when they are going to arrive home. >> the 33rd expedition of the international space station is over. the commander and her russian and japanese colleagues you saw in the video are
that really nailed romney. 71% of latinos voted for the president. that was the difference in florida, virginia, colorado, and nevada. other states were impacted as well. romney took white males and independents by significant margins. but when you bunch it all up together, when you bunch it up, it was an entitlement vote this year. american families earning less than $30,000 a year broke big for the president. 62% to 35%. so it's clear that left wing ideology did not win the day for barack obama, big spending on federal programs did. that's the key. because many in the media would have us believe that liberal ideology was confirmed by this election. it was not. however, however, secularism is certainly eroding traditional power. no question about it. once a week voted for romney 59, 39, the problem is church going is on the decline in this country. here is is an example. despite the president's incense tense that provide birth control and after pills. catholics supported obama 50% to 48%. down some. illinois now only 38% attend weekly mass. can you see the impact of creeping seculari
know they are competitive. how does a woman jo kelly in florida get f.b.i. investigation going. >> juan: she was the liaison to the joint -- >> eric: regardless. you and i get a lot of hateful e-mails. >> juan: no, no, no. >> eric: am i getting f.b.i. investigation? >> juan: she was in tough with the military and f.b.i. her le jate mitt -- >> eric: here is the point. miss broadwell is irrelevant. irrelevant. no national security breaches or security breaches. no crimes committed. this should have gone away and petraeus should have testified wednesday or thursday. he should still be the director of the c.i.a. ably qualified. >> juan: my wife said the same thing. what about blackmail? it's known now so you can't blackmail him. but listen, you have to have total trust in the c.i.a. director. the credibility as to be beyond -- >> kimberly: uncompromised. just it's right. you -- >> juan: that's right. you can't have questions about it. when you say people have affairs. bill clinton went on and president after the affair. not with an c.i.a. director. the truth is -- >> kimberly: but she sent
. that is the difference in florida, virginia, colorado, nevada. other states as well. romney took white males and independents by a significant margin but when you bunch it up, it was an entitlement vote this year, american families earning less than $30,000 a year broke big for the president. 62% to 35. it was clear left wing ideology did not win the day for barack obama. big spending on federal programs did. that is the key. because many in the media would have us believe liberal ideology was confirm bid this election. it was not. however, however, secularism is certainly eroding traditional power, those americans attend religious services voted for romney 59%39%. problem is church going is on the decline. here is an example. despite controversial insis stens some catholic entities provide birth control and after pillses, but only 30% of american catholics now attend weekly mass. you can see impact of creeping secularism on the religious vote. on paper stats look hopeless for traditional americans but they can be reversed. however, it will take a special politician to do that. the president
to be the case here in the petraeus -- so are any of us safe? charles in tampa florida. what do you say? good morning. >> caller: good morning, sir. i would like to say i'm fine with what the fbi agent did. it shows that -- it is a nonissue. >> bill: i give cantor credit. he didn't try to make a big political deal out of this. he went right to robert mueller and said i just want to be sure you know what's going on here. right? the head of the fbi. but why would this fbi agent -- that doesn't follow protocol. seems to me he broke protocol. why would he go to a republican member of congress and blow the whistle here? >> was he with the intelligence community? >> bill: no. i know that answer. >> caller: i don't understand why he would do that. >> bill: your second point. >> caller: other than that i think the media is driving this thing. we've got bigger problems than having two generals corresponding or doing whatever they are with a woman. i think we have bigger problems than two generals, sir. >> bill: charles, i
here early. >> reporter: complete with plans for thanksgiving dinner in line here in florida. >> thanksgiving, mom comes out with the china and the plates. >> reporter: almost half of all americans are expected to shop over black friday weekend. but will sheer numbers deliver the big payday retailers are banking on. the wealthiest are expected to spend 3% less this holiday season. add to that a holiday walkout planned by some walmart workers that could cramp sales. >> we just demand the respect. >> reporter: experts say the high stakes make shoppers the big winners. >> it's really become an arms race. >> reporter: how good will deals be? we hit a best buy to find out. we found $400 flat screens that will be going on sale for $180. you'll find a $500 savings on this nikon. and samsung laptops like these which are normally 550 bucks will be $200 cheaper midnight thursday. walmart will sell flat screens for $78, sears for $97. and target has pledged to match amaz amazon's prices. a tip to shoppers who want to get a jump start, many stores are offering deep discounts that will ge
, florida, a special honor for a special kid. >> that kid is suffering from cerebral palsy and confiened toa wheelchair. >> one of the friend. a cheerleader, rallied their senior class which crowned him homecoming king. but maybe the greater moment was when he surprised everyone by getting out of his chair, with a little help and walked publicly for the first time ever. >> fantastic. >> awesome moment. well done, st. lucie. well done. >> next our tribute to the nation's veterans. an interview i did earlier this morning with one of our wounded warriors. >> then halle berry, who is telling her no when it comes to her plans for her daughter. that's in the "the skinny." that's coming up. you are watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by fabreze plugables. a big, open space.e like i'm hanging the sheets on the line. and it smells really fresh, man. let's take your blindfold off. oh! [ both laugh ] super-weird! oh, is it febreze? yeah. ohh, how about that? febreze has anti-clogging technology that keeps it smelling fresh, even after 30 days. febreze. breat
the ap wire right now, we now know who won florida in the presidential election. we'll tell you about it, coming up in a bit. >> plus, there is a new type of therapy for bay area veterans. [ cheers & applause ] >> how dolphins are helping vets cope with the stress of combat. >> mostly clear, cool weather in store for your saturday afternoon. we'll have a look at what you can expect coming up. . >>> we're following breaking news just into our newsroom. the ap is now reporting that president obama has won the state of florida, topping mitt romney's final electoral vote to a tally, on your screen, 332 to 206. the president won by a margin of 74,000 votes in florida. >>> well, chrysler has announced it's recalling nearly 920,000 suvs, after concerns that air bags could inflate while people are driving. the recall affects 2002 through 2004 jeep grand cherokee and '02 and '03 liberties. investigators say last year, air bags randomly went off 215 times, causing about 80 minor injuries. chrysler plans to install an electrical filter for free to fix the problem. >>> well, it was a new type of the
. >>> here is a look at your friday weather. few showers possible in the mid-atlantic and south florida. east coast, pleasant conditions. rain along the california coastline. >> it is 10 degrees warmer than usual in colorado springs. minneapolis is right where it should be in the nidiaye mid-40s. honolulu and miami, get jealous in the mid 80s. >>> an amazing soccer goal if we are showing it to you here on "world news now". it happened wednesday night in an exhibition match, between sweden/england. >> this is so awesome. keep your eye on the screen. this is crazy. wait for it. boom. that was when sweden's lay on the u layton ibrahimovic pulled off what is being called the greatest goal ever scored. pulled off his overhead kick from 25 yards way from the goal. coming again. then in true soccer celebration style, of course, pulled off the jersey, we guess he just wanted to show off the major ink he has on his back. >> wait for it. i didn't get to see the ink on his back. can we play the video again? >> you have privacy in your office, you will be able to look at it though. is that that was incre
in u.s. history and we hope this man is holding the winning ticket. >>> fighting back. the florida socialite caught up in the scandal that took down david petraeus now defending herself. why she says she's been unfairly portrayed and may sue the u.s. government. >>> a young star of "two and a half men" stays he's sorry about hez comments but he's not taking anything back, wednesday, november 28th, 2012. >>> from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> and i'm savannah guthrie. we should explain something. howie, who we just showed you, is allegedly the lighting designer here at the "today" show but more importantly he's the keeper of the office pool. >> and has been, he says for five years. i've been giving this guy money for ten years. not sure where it's going help. takes it very seriously. gets very disappointed if we don't win. calls us from his home in monte carlo to tell us the news. here's what it's going to look like, if we win
, from florida to california. >> this year seeing people line up, i am astonished, never seen that in my years in retail. >> reporter: history making in part, because some major retailers like walmart, toys r us, target and sears kickoff their doorbuster deals before thanksgiving leftovers get a chance to cool down. >> retailers are opening doors earlier, they want to get that customer in, take away market share from retailers like amazon. >> reporter: online retailers are planning their own black friday deals, hoping americans prefer to point and click to a bargain. some companies do a little of both. >> they're hoping if you walk into the store to pick up another item you bought online, you go in and pick up a couple more items. >> reporter: in all, 147 million americans will take advantage of black friday weekend sales. 4% more than last year. while some say the focus on christmas shopping takes away from thanksgiving's true meaning, these hardcore shoppers say there's no better way to celebrate. >> we do it as a family, it is kind of like oh, we're not going to spend thanksgiving awa
. victor blackwell, thank you very much. >>> partial recount in the hotly contested race for florida's district 18 congressional seat narrows the gap between republican congressman alan west and democrat patrick murphy slightly. but it's not enough to trigger an automatic recount. democrat murphy is still ahead by a margin of more than a half percent. west's campaign manager is vowing to take legal action. >> like what? what legal action can he take? if it doesn't trigger a recount you don't have to count it, right? >> maybe it's so law -- >> isn't there a law that 0.5% is enough? >> exactly. no recount unless it drops below that. interesting. we've also got some big news coming out of syria. opposition groups have formally agreed to unite. they're now the syrian national coalition for opposition and revolutionary forces. the move allows for more international diplomatic recognition. more funding. and better military aid. now the group's stated goal is to crack down on president bashar al assad's government, and only accept a new government. >>> listen to this, democratic senator chu
bogey. >> reporter: kaegs in case in point, charlie belgian. in florida he staggered through 18 holes on live tv, appearing to be in the middle of a major emergency. >> i felt like i was having a heart attack. first tee to the 18th. felt like i was going to pass out. i didn't have a choice. >> reporter: the stakes were huge. his future on the pga tour, his livelihood on the line. >> i told my caddie we are not leaving here unless i am getting carted off middle of the fair way. >> reporter: no sooner did he finish than the ambulance whisked him away. doctors determined his heart was healthy. turns out he was having a panic attack. the sudden onset of extreme anxiety causing the body to pump out adrenaline as the fight or flight response kicks in. the heart racing uncontrollably, sweating, shortness of breath. 6 million americans suffer from panic disorders. >> symptoms that are similar to having a heart attack. and people fear that they are dying. >> reporter: under the circumstances, it's remarkable that he finished the round. in fact, only later from his hospital bed did he discover
of this at nascar's final race in homestead-miami speedway in south florida next sunday? >> just have to see. >> reporter: for "good morning america," rob nelson, abc news, new york. >> wow, jest gordon not backing down. here's his tweet. he said, i've reached my limit, tired of getting run into by clint bowyer. sorry to the other guys involved. >> ouch. >> that's racing. there's a saying -- if you're not rubbing, you're not racing. if you're not wrestling, you might not be racing either. you never want to see it taken out on the track like that either. you don't want to see anybody put in harm's way. >> jeff gordon a friend of the show, when he's here, what a phenomenally nice guy. so you know in order to get under his skin, there's something going on. >> something must have happened. >> you've got some stunning pictures out of venice. >> this time of year, it's getting regular this flooding in venice. still when you see hip-high water in venice square, you realize something's going on. yes, venice is shrinking. and the scripps says about two millimeters a year. there were incredible rains
, thanks as always. george? >>> we're going to turn, now, to the story of a florida man who led a dangerous double-life for years. full-time janitor, part-time bank robber. abc's rob nelson has the details on how it all unraveled. >> reporter: he had the face of a gentle man. but behind that smile, a shocking decades-old secret. 56-year-old michael j. webb seemed to be just a friendly janitor at this la fitness gym working with a smile on his face, and a can-do attitude that seemed to charm baseball legend manny ramirez. when he wasn't at work, this was the webb that terrified tellers and police saw. >> convicted in other states. and served time in other states. he was arrested here in 1990. >> reporter: police say webb was in fact the ex-conpolice once dubbed the counter jumper and the bandana bandit. responsible for dozens of robberies. six of them in the last six months alone. and making out with more than $100,000 in cash. a mint compared to his janitor salary. >> he went behind the counter. went by each teller, got money out of each drawer and left. >> reporter: webb's bank robbing str
, the socialite house wife who sparked the investigation and her ties to florida's macdill air force base. manuel bojorquez is following that story in tampa. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah. jill kelley was known for lavish parties at her home here, where she hosted tampa's elite, including top military leaders, but now she is hold up inside. within one week, the life she spent more than a decade cultivating is slipping away. jill kelley and her husband scott, who was seen last night outside their home for the first time since the scandal broke, were at the top of tampa's social scene, and jill worked hard to get them there. >> it's my opinion that she does what she thinks is necessary to become perceived as being important, being around the right people. >> reporter: barry cohen, a tampa attorney, once employed kelley's twin sister. they are now in a legal battle, but he says he used to attend parties at the kelleys' home where this photo with david and holly petraeus was snapped. >> i understand that there was a effort made to infiltrate macdill and their brass, and that's what t
money for the troops in tampa, florida. tell me if i have it right. my information is there has been nothing to substantiate that thus far. that general allen has himself engaged in anything inappropriate thus far. >> i have heard nothing indicating that he's done anything inappropriate. there was a first-day flurry of stories. i have heard nothing since then. i have spoke on people in the military who have great regard for general allen and they feel his is being exaggerated. from what i'm hearing second hand is general allen -- there can be some misinterpretation. but they have not found him to have done anything that was wrong. megyn: it's an important point. we rely on these generals. >> if i can just say. i have the greatest -- both before, during and after wiive the greatest regard for general petraeus even though i was the most whose file questioner of general petraeus today. we had a good conversation afterwards and i emphasized the thanks and gratitude all of us have for the service he gave our country and we'll remain friends. he's an outstanding person and northern us is p
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